Logistics and Transport Modeling in Urban Goods Movement

Logistics and Transport Modeling in Urban Goods Movement

Jesus Gonzalez-Feliu (Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne, France)
Release Date: February, 2019|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 273
ISBN13: 9781522582922|ISBN10: 1522582924|EISBN13: 9781522582939|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-8292-2


Because it deals with sustainably supplying cities and reducing congestion and pollution related to goods transport in urban areas, city logistics is an important field in transportation sciences. These logistics systems need to be sustainable and reliable to ensure the continued flow of goods.

Logistics and Transport Modeling in Urban Goods Movement is a pivotal reference source that provides vital research on the main approaches and techniques used in urban goods transport modelling while addressing planning and management issues. Highlighting topics such as urban logistics, vehicle routing, and greenhouse emissions, this book is ideally designed for civil/transport engineers, planners, transport economists, geographers, computer scientists, practitioners, professionals, researchers, and students seeking current research on urban goods modelling.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Data Analysis
  • Freight Transport
  • Greenhouse Emissions
  • Location-Routing
  • Resource Sharing
  • Scenario Assessment
  • Socio-Economic Analysis
  • Transportation Models
  • Urban Logistics
  • Vehicle Routing

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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